Margaretha Julia Voigtlander

15 June 1855–13 November 1933 (Age 78)
St. Croix, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Margaretha Julia

When Margaretha Julia Voigtlander was born on 15 June 1855, in St. Croix, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Christian August Ludwig Voigtlander, was 36 and her mother, Caroline Dorothee Wilhelmine Lehmann, was 36. She married John Paul Luft on 15 November 1877, in Geneva, Fillmore, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Geneva Township, Fillmore, Nebraska, United States in 1900 and Davis Township, Pottawatomie, Oklahoma, United States in 1910. She died on 13 November 1933, in Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States.

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John Paul Luft
Margaretha Julia Voigtlander
Marriage: 15 November 1877
Gertrude Viola Luft

Spouse and Children

15 November 1877
Geneva, Fillmore, Nebraska, United States


    Gertrude Viola Luft


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World Events (8)


Age 8

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · The First Successful Typewriter is Invented

Age 12

A patent was filed on October 11, 1867, on a new direct action typewriter. The patent was filed by Christopher Latham Sholes, Carlos Glidden, and Samuel Soule who had invented the prototype in Milwaukee.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 21

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

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The Lincoln Star Nov. 14, 1933 Pg. 9 Margaret Julia Luft, Resident of Nebraska For 63 Years, Is Dead Mrs. Margaret Julia Luft 78, a resident of Nebraska for 63 years, died at her home, 2001 K street, …

Sources (3)

  • Maggie Luft in household of John P Luft, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Maggie Luft in household of John P Luft, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Maggie J Luft in household of John P Luft, "United States Census, 1900"

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